Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Patients Aren’t Accessing Medical Records: IT Solutions Providers Can Change That
    10/7/2014

    The Office of The National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has released a report that states that less than one third of consumers access their health records online. This is largely due to healthcare providers not offering the service, and it is likely an area in which you can offer innovative business solutions to your clients.

  2. Recent Update In EHR Incentive Program Could Mean Penalties For Your Clients
    10/6/2014

    Some of your EHR clients may be hit with a penalty next year, and it’s not their fault.

  3. The Business Case For Interoperability And Health Information Exchange
    10/3/2014

    Convincing clients of the importance and benefits of interoperability can be a challenge. Many see health information exchanges (HIEs) only as financial overhead, instead of as gateways to the operational and financial benefits they can be. HIMSS has recently released a business case that could make your conversations about interoperability and the IT solutions around it, a bit easier.

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — October 3, 2014
    10/3/2014

    In this week’s news, Meaningful Use (MU) penalties are about to hit, and AHIMA releases principles for data governance of health information.

  5. EHR Vendor Holding Patient Data “Hostage”
    10/2/2014

    A dispute between an electronic health records (EHR) solutions provider and a small rural healthcare provider in Maine has resulted in patient data being held “hostage,” according to The Boston Globe.

  6. CIOs Want Analytics Above All Else
    10/2/2014

    Analytics in healthcare are becoming increasingly important, and solutions providers will find opportunity in helping executives work past the obstacles that are keeping them from addressing data issues.

  7. What Changes In The Wearables Market Mean For Healthcare IT Solutions Providers
    9/30/2014

    A shift in healthcare focus from the hospital to the patient home means opportunities for VARs in a growing area of technology.

  8. White House Requests EHR Help From Developers In Blue Button Initiative
    9/30/2014

    The White House has announced an appeal to developers to pull recruits for their open source community. The goal is to expand the adoption of interoperable EHRs.

  9. Healthcare IT News For VARs — September 26, 2014
    9/26/2014

    In this week’s news, a conflict with an IT solutions provider shuts down access to 4,000 patient files, and CMS prepares for ICD-10 implementation…again. A survey shows almost half of behavior health organizations are thinking of changing their electronic health records (EHR) systems, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an Oct. 3 deadline for volunteers to sign up for end-to-end ICD-10 testing.

  10. Physicians Still Losing Time To EMRs
    9/25/2014

    Physicians are telling you exactly what they need from their EMR (electronic medical records) systems, and they’re not getting it. Our Smart VAR Summit revealed some of your clients’ biggest pain points, one of which is highlighted by a quote from Scott Farnsworth, corporate director of clinical systems development of Kindred Healthcare

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